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Pot Noodles/Cup Noodles/Instant Ramen


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13 minutes ago, Eatmywords said:

I have some venison heart as well that would go perfectly in a pho.  (We all have that in our freezers too, no?)

 

 

Looking forward to your dish.  Love the blood on the knife. Yes we eat animals that used to have beating hearts with blood coursing through. Reality 

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A new low!

I've mentioned before, in other topics, that scrambled egg with tomatoes is the one dish that everyone in China can cook and the first all kids learn. No need to make it any longer!

 

Instant scrambled egg and tomato noodles!

 

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The second image is on the side of the box. I'm 100% sure it in no way resembles the contents!

 

Millennia of human advancement and we revert to this! The end is nigh!

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30 minutes ago, Eatmywords said:

Can you just explain why the tomato gets to be king and not the egg?  Did it come first?

 

As someone who has done marketing I see it as classically gender based. Egg -=  female so by default big red is male.

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Lunch today. I added some already cooked mushrooms, shallots and beet greens. Definitely one of the tastier instant noodle broths. Available from Costco in Canada and probably in the US. 

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I’m glad this tread was recently posted and caught my eye. I have been reading old blogs here and @snowangel posted about MAMA Thai noodles. I dipped my toe in with the basic “chicken flavor” and didn’t use the chili packet as I’m a spice wimpy but I’m a fan. The noodles are superior and the flavor is good. And MAMA has so many flavors— I bought a 10 pack for about $10 on Amazon. I recommend it. 

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On 6/23/2020 at 10:09 PM, JoNorvelleWalker said:

I ordered the smaller packet of this pork bone broth back in January and promptly forgot about it. A few days ago a light bulb went on when supplies were running low and I didn't feel like cooking, and we had our first chilly day after a long hot summer. Very good for a packaged concentrate. Salty but porky. A huge improvement on most of the powder packets. Husband agreed. However after twenty minutes I started to feel like I'd mainlined MSG. There must be a lot of it in those packets, and the ingredients are not in English. My husband didn't detect it, but I would warn that anyone sensitive to MSG (like me) to be cautious when trying it. Too bad, because before the dizziness hit me I though I had discovered a great new emergency soup.

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On 11/1/2020 at 2:58 AM, MetsFan5 said:

I’m glad this tread was recently posted and caught my eye. I have been reading old blogs here and @snowangel posted about MAMA Thai noodles. I dipped my toe in with the basic “chicken flavor” and didn’t use the chili packet as I’m a spice wimpy but I’m a fan. The noodles are superior and the flavor is good. And MAMA has so many flavors— I bought a 10 pack for about $10 on Amazon. I recommend it. 

 

I'm a huge fan of MAMA noodles — we mostly eat the roasted pork flavor because my partner has a strong aversion to shrimp. 

 

This is the antithesis of "easy" -- but Thai cooks go way beyond the basics in doctoring up MAMA noodles. We have tried and liked this recipe for a Thai yum ("salad," sort of) built around them:

 

https://hot-thai-kitchen.com/yum-mama/

 

One of those dishes that ends up somehow feeling nostalgic even though you've never had it before.

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I've tried them and liked them a lot. I liked them even more than fresh Sun Noodle ramen, though that's mostly because Sun uses an absurd amount of riboflavin to die their noodles yellow -- enough to dye your boiling water yellow. They're really high in sodium though, which I'm not nuts about. I don't remember them tasting especially salty, but that may have been masked by the already-salty ramen broth. The texture is quite nice.

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12 minutes ago, btbyrd said:

I liked them even more than fresh Sun Noodle ramen,

Interesting, as I find the plain Sun (not with any of the broths) pretty good (I think they're all salty). Boiling and rinsing seems to help a little, but yeah, they use a lot of sodium in these things.

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Got interested in jjolmyeon noodles from watching Maangchi videos (YouTube). Jjolmyeon is a chewy noodle served cold. These noodles came frozen & came with packets of sauce. Noodles had a really nice, chewy texture. Sauce wasn't great, sweet without anything to balance it. I will make my own sauce next time. No garnish on this one, but I think nori (dried seaweed) would be good and easy to have on hand.

 

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A couple of days ago I took delivery of these Korean seafood ramen noodles. I have eight packets because that was the minimum order.

 

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I seldom eat instant anything, but like to have some in the pantry for emergencies. I ate one bag to sample them.

 

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The noodles themselves were very nice. Still al dente (or however you say that in Korean). The soup was very spicy (not a bad thing), but the seafood and vegetable bag was a big disappointment. Two microscopic bits of unidentifiable seafood (probably surimi) and about half a teapoon of minced carrot and seaweed, I think.

 

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Definitely another time to forget the supplied extras and just make something with the noodles.

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